Cushnie et Ochs Spring 2015


Designer: Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs

Inspiration: “The inspiration was Cleopatra,” says Carly, the Cushnie in Cushnie et Ochs. “We're very sleek in the way we design, but we wanted to create this very, sort of, sleek, modern version of Cleopatra… Just a sexy ruler.”

Trends: Bandaging, asymmetrical cuts, neoprene, pleated dresses and skirts, one-shoulder dresses, gladiator influences, thigh-high slits, skin

Palette: Marigold, desert rose, blue nile, black, white

Who was there: Tyson Beckford, Fern Mallis, Elyse Walker, Elaine Welteroth

Who should wear it: Women who aren't afraid to flaunt their curves, ingenues stepping into womanhood, chic creative directors, Kelly Rowland, Jennifer Lopez, Meatpacking District party girls who can buy their own bottles

The playlist: “Dna (Ta-Ku Remix)” by Empire of the Sun, ” “Psychosis” by Darq E Freaker, and “Two Times a Charm” by Leikeli47